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==Key deadlines==

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Minnesota Secretary of State Election

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Ritchie Democratic Party
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Minnesota State Executive Elections
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Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
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The Minnesota secretary of state election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Mark Ritchie (D) was first elected in 2006 and won re-election in 2010. Although eligible for re-election in 2014, Ritchie said in a June 2013 statement that he will not run for a third term.[1]

Minnesota is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[2][3][4]

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 20, 2014 First day of candidate filing period
June 3, 2014 Last day of candidate filing period
August 12, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 25, 2014 State Canvassing Board meeting to certify election results
January 5, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election[5]



Democratic Party Dick Franson
Democratic Party Gregg A. Iverson
Democratic Party Steve Simon

General election

Libertarian Party Bob Odden
Independence Party of America Bob Helland
Independence Party of America David A. Singleton
Republican Party Dan Severson

See also

External links

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